SOURCE: Ortho Mattress

June 20, 2012 17:08 ET

Ortho Mattress Nominated for Two 'Best of Southern California' Awards -- the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune

Made-in-California Mattress Chain up for Readers' Choice Awards in Both Cities

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2012) - The only made-in-California mattress chain Ortho Mattress ( announced today it is in the running for top mattress store honors in both the Los Angeles Times' second-annual Readers' Choice and the San Diego Union-Tribune's Readers' Poll contests. Ortho's 65 stores in the region offer a wide, high-end selection that includes products like the Summerhill & Bischop and Ortho Avant collections made right in Southern California, and leading national brands such as Tempur-Pedic. Ortho employs over 240 Californians in its manufacturing and sales operations.

"Many of our customers and the citizens of the communities where we have stores and manufacturing took notice that we're the only company that actually makes its own mattresses right here in Southern California," said Ortho Mattress CEO Ken Karmin. "We're proud of the quality of our products and the caliber of our employees. Now, I hope our friends and neighbors turn out to vote for us as well."

Voting is open until Sunday, July 1, for the Los Angeles Times contest on its Web site at and by text message (send "VOTE011" to 52669 for Ortho Mattress). In the inaugural Readers' Choice contest last year in the Times, Ortho was named best mattress store by Valley/Ventura area readers. All participating voters will be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win one of eight $500 prizes. Winners will be announced in the print edition and online on August 12. More details are available on the Times site.

Voting for the San Diego Union-Tribune runs through Tuesday, July 3, and can be done online at Winners in the Readers' Poll contest will be announced September 2; full contest rules are available on the Union-Tribune site.

About Ortho Mattress

Ortho Mattress is proud to be Southern California's made-in-the-USA brand with retail and manufacturing headquarters in La Mirada, Calif. Founded in 1957, Ortho Mattress today has more than 65 stores throughout the region, including Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The company offers a wide array of factory-direct mattresses including its name-brand memory foam mattress, Ortho Avant; its new luxury line, the Summerhill & Bischop collection; the Ortho Doctor Preferred brand; as well as top national mattress brands such as Tempur-Pedic. For more information, visit

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